If you’re planning to study at Level 3 to 6, apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. The loan is easy to apply for, doesn’t involve a credit check and you don’t have to pay it back until you’ve finished your course and you’re earning over £25,000 a year.
To be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan you need to be:
The amount you can get depends on your course; the tuition fees and the maximum amounts available for your chosen course are set by the Government. The minimum loan amount is £300 and you don’t have to borrow the full cost of your course – you can pay for some of it yourself.
Repaying an Advanced Learner Loan is straight forward:
Please email Tracey Cranmer: email@example.com.
|Household income* (including benefits)||Bursary||Percentage of approved additional costs to be paid||Payment Per Term||Minimum Attendance Required|
|Less than £11,800||Full||100%||£300||85%|
|£11,801 – £25,000||Standard||50%||£150||85%|
|£25,001 and above||Partial||25%||NIL||Not applicable|
This supersedes the previous information as from September 2018.
All bursaries are subject to approval. Childcare will be assessed separately.
*Household income threshold based on HMRC allowances and the benefit cap.